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Fake concert promoters cheated Indonesian music fans

Fake concert promoters cheated Indonesian music fans out of an estimated $60,000…

‘Mini-Madoff’: 25-year sentence for $400 million Ponzi scheme

WHAT: New York businessman Nicholas Cosmo, 40 — dubbed the “mini-Madoff” because…

China’s military mobilizes an army of information warfare hackers

WHAT: The Chinese military has set up thousands of hacker units inside…

Misplaced lines on tarmac cause panic at Louisiana airport

DIM BULB: Officials at Monroe Regional Airport in Louisiana panicked when it…

Topeka, Kansas decriminalizes domestic violence

DIM BULB: In a nasty dispute with its local county district attorney,…

Ukrainian brothers convicted in Philadelphia human trafficking case

WHAT: Two Ukrainian brothers were found guilty of smuggling desperate young villagers…

Bribery probe of a powerful Afghan governor is shut down

WHAT: After a yearlong investigation that called 20 witnesses to corroborate bribery…

Man taking pictures of daughter kicked out of Scottish mall for violating national security law

A father taking pictures of his 4-year-old daughter eating ice cream at…

Invasive insects and plant diseases thrive after 9/11

WHAT: In the years after 9/11, authorities were so focused on stopping…

Teachers involved in test tampering allowed back in classrooms

Twelve Connecticut teachers involved in a test-tampering scandal are being allowed back…

Operation Swiper: $13 million ID theft bust called biggest in US history

WHAT: New York City authorities indicted 111 suspects in a $13 million…

See no evil: Fannie Mae did nothing about known foreclosure ‘robosigning’

WHAT: Mortgage giant Fannie Mae knew about allegations of foreclosure abuses by…

Sixth-century ceramic jugs discovery a fake

The press secretary for “macho man” Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin admitted…

Boycott busters: Koch firm accused of selling equipment to Iran

WHAT: Bloomberg News alleges it has “internal company records” showing that Koch…

Teacher giving students something to sneeze about

Vacaville high school teacher Steve Cuckovich stirred up a hornets’ nest by…

Bad checks: Understaffed agency paid welfare benefits to the dead

WHAT: A state audit of the Connecticut Department of Social Services shows…

Cheater, cheater: Better SAT exam security is needed, NY prosecutor says

WHAT: The administrators of college entrance exams should make immediate security changes…

Nestle seeks to conquer the dog food market

Nestle, the world’s biggest food company, is seeking to conquer the dog…

Official uses money earmarked for roads to restore a home

The secretary of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, Marcheta Sparrow,…

Department pays $91K in ‘ineligible fees’

WHO: Treasury Department Office of Financial StabilityWHAT: The OFS paid “$91,482 in…